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 This day in History - April 21
379 Historic Events for April 21
1878

Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Inscrutabili

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1878

NY installs 1st firehouse pole

Event
1878

Temistocle Solera, composer, dies at 62

Death
1881

Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)

Birth
1884

Potters Field reopened as Madison Park

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1886

Charlie Naughton, Glasgow Scotland, actor (Frozen Limits)

Birth
1887

Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer

Birth
1892

Jaroslav Kvapil, composer

Birth
1892

?, 1st buffalo born in Golden Gate Park

Birth
1892

Black Longshoremen strike for higher wages in St Louis Mo

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1894

George Bernard Shaw's "Arms and the Man," premieres in London

Event
1896

H de Montherlant, writer

Birth
1896

Henry M de Montherlant, French stage author (La Reine Morte)

Birth
1896

Attila H‚ÄĚrbiger, Austrian actor (Die Grosse Liebe, Die Julika)

Birth
1898

Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)

Birth
1898

Louis Theodore Gouvy, composer, dies at 78

Death
1898

Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat

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1898

Spanish-American War begins

Event
1899

Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer, dies at 80

Death
1899

Clement D'Hooghe, composer

Birth
1899

Randall Thompson, NYC, composer (Trip to Nahant)

Birth
1900

Heinrich Vogl, composer, dies at 55

Death
1901

Julian Bautista, composer

Birth
1902

Bernard J H "Ben" Stroman, recensent/writer (Jomtof and Blue Beard)

Birth
1903

Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark (1947..55)

Birth